June 28, Myagdi: Rahughat Hydropower Project in Rahughat, Myagdi district, stalled for the past five years has resumed construction.
Developed by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in 2066 BS, the project halted in 2066 BS after the contracting company went bankrupt.
Although the contractor was agreed upon to complete the project in 2070 BS, only approximately 10 percent of construction work was completed in five years. According to Ganesh KC, managing director of the Nepal Electricity A’s subsidiary Raghuganga hydropower limited, Construction of a tunnel under the project has started a week ago. The project has initiated a ‘company model’ after breaking the previous agreement.